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Arkansas Overview


By mid-2012, Arkansas had regained nearly all the jobs it lost during the recession. Blessed with bountiful natural resources, the Natural State has especially benefited from its expanding agriculture and energy sectors and solid performance in its manufacturing, healthcare and retail industries. This diversity has served to bolster the Arkansas economy, which is good news for the Arkansas job market and the state’s 1.4 million workers.

Arkansas Job Opportunities


Arkansas’s fertile soil and mild weather supported a once agricultural-based economy. However, the state has since diversified into a range of businesses, such as industrial production, transportation, retail and tourism. Arkansas is home to the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, as well as Tyson Foods, Dillard’s and J.B. Hunt Transport.

Most jobs in Arkansas are provided by the trade, transportation and utilities sector followed closely by the government sector. Arkansas has expanded public-sector jobs as most other states have reported declines. Other critical hiring sectors include education/health services and manufacturing. Many sectors have consistently added jobs, including government, education/health services, leisure and hospitality, and other services; other job sectors have reported mixed performance.

Arkansas Employment Trends


The Arkansas unemployment rate, which was relatively stable over the past several years, peaked at 8.2 percent in mid-2011. By early 2012, the rate was well below 8 percent. After declining during the second half of 2011, state payrolls have resumed growing. Online hiring continues to show positive momentum.

Employment in Arkansas is expected to increase 1.8 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, more than the 1.3 percent expansion expected in the US job supply, according to Moody’s Analytics.
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About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum i...
At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire. Position Objective: Performs maintenance and handyman services in our Kohl's stores ensuring Company Brand Standards are maintained. Performs all work in a quality manner following all safety rules and regulati...
Company Confidential CONWAY, AR, 72034
DENTAL ASSISTANT - Dental Lab Technician needed for busy oral surgery/dental implant practice in Conway. Great benefits, salary based on experience & qualifications. Please send cover letter and resume to: *****...
“Providing Care, In A Caring Way" The Highlands of Heber Springs is currently hiring for the following positions: Activity Director: lPossess good knowledge of the organization and the techniques of a diversified program of meaningful, appropriate leisure time activities in a residential health care facility. lDemonstrates good knowledge of activities program direction. Part-Time Maintenance Assis...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive a...
DISH supports more than 150 DISH In-Home Services offices that deliver DISH products and services to customers across the country. The IHS organization encompasses thousands of talented and dedicated employees who serve in roles including Technicians, Resource Planners, Analysts, Training and Quality Assurance Reps and Management to deliver the industry's best products and services. A successful H...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive a...
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive a...
Southeast Region (AL, AR
Type Regular Full-Time Job Code *LI-AB1 Overview: (Covering States : AL, AR, FL, LA, MS) Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company which provides products for patients with serious, difficult-to-treat autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. We support research in a number of rare conditions, including in treatment-resistant patient populations, in which there is signif...
O'Reilly Auto Parts has 57 straight years of continuous growth and over 60,000 team members at more than 4,200 stores and 25 distribution centers in 42 states. We are determined to be the industry leader in the auto parts industry and believe that our team members are the most important asset in our business. GENERAL SUMMARY: * To operate a commercial truck in our company fleet and provide safe, t...
Description Position Summary: Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and weekends. Perform minor component repair and all aspects of preventative maintenance on the newest and best maintained fleet of power, refrigerated and non-powered equipment in the industry. We have industry leading technology, tools and experts in the maintenance field and industry. You will receive state of the art tra...
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Department: Engineering – Project Execution Location: Blytheville, AR (Tenaris Hickman Mill) Seniority/Experience Requirement: 5 or more years experience of Project Management in Construction, including cost estimating, on-site construction supervision and management; scheduling and planning; cost controls; implementing and monitoring quality control & safety programs. Education Requirements: Univ...
Title: Automation Project Engineer – Hickman, AR Department: Engineering - Automation Location: Blytheville, AK (Hickman Plant) Experience Requirement: 3 years Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree Description: Responsible for the execution and completion of assigned projects ensuring compliance with quality and security standards Responsibilities: Leads the execution of assigned projects in th...
Maintenance Technician: Sterling Management, a leader in multifamily housing (apartments), is currently seeking a Maintenance Tech to join our team in Jonesboro, AR to maintain the inspection, repair and maintenance of all buildings, apartments, common area facilities, grounds, and equipment related to the property. Sterling offers competitive wages and benefits including vision dental medical 401...
Maintenance Engineering Specialist – Blytheville, AR Title: Maintenance Engineering Specialist Department: Industrial Operations – Hickman Facility Location: Blytheville, AR Experience Requirement: At least 6 years of related industrial experience, ideally in maintenance, steel-making, rolling mill or other technical areas. Education Requirement: University degree in Mechanical Engineering. Techni...
Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) As the Manager of Network Contracting you will lead a team developing the provider network (ph...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion and...
Position Description: United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an exciting opportunity for a Sales Associate ready to grow their sales career with the leader in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals ready to support the increase of revenue for the branch through except...
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